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Spotify Running now available for Android devices

True blue running enthusiasts know very well that when you do your daily or regular runs, you don’t have just one tempo or one speed. They also know that music plays a very important factor in either avoiding boredom while running or getting you pumped up as you go the distance. That’s why when Spotify announced a new mode or feature called Spotify Running, a lot of users were excited. And now finally, it has arrived for Android devices.

Spotify to reportedly offer premium-only content by early 2016

When Spotify first introduced their own music streaming model, the market was still very different back then. But with more services now aggressively marketing themselves, and with pressure from record companies and high profile artists who have pulled out due to royalty issues, the powers that be are rethinking their previous hardline stance about who has access to their full catalog and offering more for premium users. Reports are saying that they are set for a sort-of reformatting of their premium content and it will start by early next year.

Spotify introduces Discover Weekly personalized “mixtape” for users

They may still be one of the most popular music streaming services out there, but the emergence of competitors that are bent on enticing users to their own product means that Spotify will have to step up their game even more. Apple Music’s human-curated playlists has been making headway with music lovers, but it isn’t as personal as some would like it to be. Therefore, Spotify’s new Discover Weekly feature may be the thing that some are looking for.

Spotify on Sonos gets updated with new tools and features

Sonos and Spotify have been making sweet music together for some time now and a recent update will even make things better. As one of the more popular music streaming apps today, Spotify is the choice of many Android users (me included) because it's easy and convenient to use and has a really large audio library.

Spotify now available as an app for Android Wear

When smartwatches and wearables came on the scene, listening to music on your mobile devices became even easier. Not that you'd listen to music directly from something on your wrist, mind you. But controlling the music without touching your smartphone saves you a few minutes and several movements as well. One of the most popular (yet controversial) music streaming services will be arriving soon to your wearables. Welcome Spotify to the (apparently 4,000-app strong) world of Android Wear.

Universal asks Spotify to “strongly urge” users to switch to premium

While there is no doubt that digital music and music streaming services has totally revolutionized the way we listen to and consume music, what is still up for debate is how artists and music label are "properly compensated". The freemium business model, headed up by the biggest of them all, Spotify, has been causing a lot of friction in the industry. Now, even one of the stakeholders of the service is dissatisfied with how they are monetizing from users who have almost unlimited access to their catalog.

AVG report: Spotify, Amazon, Deer Hunter, new smartphone drains

The newest edition of the AVG Android App Performance Report has come out, and it shows that music streaming apps, shopping apps, and some new games are causing your smartphone and tablet the biggest drains, in terms of battery life, data plan, and the phone storage itself. Those conclusions don't really come as a surprise, but they might help you solve storage and battery problems, if you're willing to part from those apps if needed.

Sony Music Unlimited to end as partnership with Spotify begins

As far as music streaming is concerned, Spotify seems to still be the king (Taylor Swift brouhaha and all) despite similar services cropping up left and right. They're further expanding their market with the recent announcement of a partnership with Sony, in effect killing the Japanese OEM's own music service called Music Unlimited. This may be a bit of bad news for those attached to that particular brand, but great news for Sony users who have yet to discover the joys of Spotify.

Shazam lets you access saved playlist right on Spotify

After only more than a month, Shazam is being updated to bring fans more convenience when it comes to listening to music on Shazam. After the Rdio and Spotify integration, Shazam now allows listening to full tracks in any Shazam playlist. And even when you're outside the app, say for example Spotify, you can access your Shazams saved to a ‘My Shazam Tracks’ playlist right there. You can do the same on Rdio too. And for those who like checking out the Shazam charts regulary, know that you can access them easily by tapping the Charts on tab to see the trending Shazams and global chart among others.
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